Donald L Epperson

July 27, 1929 ~ January 27, 2020 (age 90)



Donald L. Epperson, 90, of Bardstown passed away Monday January 27, 2020 at his residence. He was born July 27, 1929 in Flat Lick, KY, he was a KY Colonel, and loved fishing, gardening, and RFDTV. In the early years he was a delivery man for PET Diary in Middlesboro, after that he was self-employed through Charles Chips, then he went on to Ford Motors from where he retired, and after retirement he worked with his brother and nephew at Epperson Marina in Mount Washington. He was Baptist by faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen “Luann” Epperson; parents, Chester Earl and Sudie Epperson; and brothers-in-law, Hobart Hubble, Garry Hubble, and Tilford Wagers.

He is survived by his son, Donnie (Brenda) Epperson of Louisville; daughter, Lydia (Joe) Piles of Bardstown; two grandsons, Bradley Piles and Chad Piles of Bardstown; three siblings, Ruth Wagers of Flat Lick, Chester (Billie) Epperson of Louisville, and Phyllis (Barney) King of Flat Lick; and many nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be 11:00 am Friday January 31, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Bardstown Cemetery. Pastor Jeff McCarty will officiate. Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Thursday January 30 and 9 – 11 am January 31 at Barlow Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may go to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and/or Wounded Warrior Project.


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